An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Origins of Warrior Saints and the Early Medieval Conversion to Christianity.
Lorna Webb The advent of the conversion to Christianity throughout the peoples of Britain in the early medieval period using an interdisciplinary approach can give glimpses of how culturally invisible factors can be attributed to accepted changes within society, using both archaeological evidence as well as written evidence. Through this approach, using written evidence canContinue reading “An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Origins of Warrior Saints and the Early Medieval Conversion to Christianity.”
‘Blessed Martyr Thomas, restore my son to me’: Children and Families in the Miracles of St Thomas Becket
Lydia McCutcheon On the 7 July 1220 the body of Archbishop Thomas Becket was translated in Canterbury Cathedral from the depths of the crypt into the newly constructed Trinity Chapel. The chapel’s glazing programme created an illuminated, technicolour display of the miraculous accounts of Saint Thomas’ power and presence from beyond the grave. The inspirationContinue reading “‘Blessed Martyr Thomas, restore my son to me’: Children and Families in the Miracles of St Thomas Becket”
Lenneke van Raaij The morning after the hermit Symeon died in his cell in the ancient city gate in Trier in 1035 AD, the entire city came together to celebrate this extraordinary man. The deceased came from Syracuse and served God in various ways during his lifetime: he had been a monk and hermit nearContinue reading “Celebrating a new saint: Symeon of Trier (d. 1035)”
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